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ATI investing in new port kit

Manila: Asian Terminals Inc (ATI) is adding five more rubber-tired gantry cranes to expand capacity at Manila South Harbor. It is also adding another six side-loaders.

ATI is also launching its Vehicle Booking System (VBS), an automated system giving  trucks 24-hour access to the port.

ATI’s 2014 throughput grew 8.6% to 1.02m teu, with very strong growth seen at its Batangas terminal which posted 98,000 teu, an increase of 762% year-on-year, largely down to the severe congestion seen in Manila 75 km to the north.  [26/01/15]

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